• Woodwork

    The Kitchen Job

    July 23, 2017

    Everyone loves a pretty kitchen and most people love the 90’s. Two things that do not go together are kitchens and the 90’s. When we purchased our current home, we did not have one of those.…

  • Parenting

    The SIMantics of Parenting

    July 20, 2017

    Seventh grade was a definitive age for me. I got bullied for the first time, so I avoided social interaction of any sort. School had become a living nightmare. Jr. High is rough, people, and girls…

  • Woodwork

    Le Bar Á Vin

    July 16, 2017

    We do not speak French in our household. Although, Joe’s babbling is sounding very heavily French. Lots of non, oui, doux, and doué over here. Kid won’t speak a lick of English, but runs around yelling…

  • Pregnancy

    The Thunder Down Under

    July 6, 2017

    Do you remember when you were really young and your body did things like flip flops and backbends? Well, I did a backbend last week to show Joe that his mom was hip and pretty much…

  • Parenting

    A Brave New World

    June 29, 2017

    I have two kids. Two. We have started saying strange things like “the boys” and “our kids” instead of just Joseph constantly. Routines have changed. Priorities have transformed. It’s a weird mix of happy and sad.…

  • Parenting Pregnancy

    The Love That Is Just Too Much

    June 22, 2017

    To be quite honest, the first night in the hospital with Joseph was awkward. I made Pat go home and sleep for awhile because truthfully I was worried about our dogs and that I was already…

  • Breastfeeding


    June 1, 2017

    I wish this post could be read while “Pump Up The Jam” was playing. Maybe youtube it real quick and return to reading this? An idea. So, you wanna pump up your boobs? You need those…

  • Parenting

    Rage Mode

    May 25, 2017

    I was driving home from work the other day, Formation by Beyonce came on and naturally, I cranked it up to 33. (33 is my Kia’s weird maximum volume) The number 33 is set aside only…

  • Parenting Pregnancy

    Naked and Afraid

    May 21, 2017

    We have hit a steady stream of predictable with Joseph and I have to say I never thought I would see the day. He is happy more often than not, can tell me what hurts in…

  • Woodwork

    Here’s Your Mother’s Day Solution

    May 11, 2017

    Can’t decide what to get the woman who does god damn everything? Get her a beautiful table to put all those friggin’ home cooked meals on that she may or may not (me) cook. Buy her…